Andrew Wake | 12.06.13 07:58
Alfredo Angulo has issued the following statement reflecting on
his defeat to Erislandy Lara.
"I want to thank all of my fans for their support in the wake of
my eye injury this past weekend. I have undergone various medical
examinations which I am glad to report revealed no broken bones.
California State Athletic Commission physician Dr. Pearlman Hicks
has informed me that I only suffered a contusion and my eye
specialist thankfully sees no permanent injury to my eye.
I want to...
Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 10:16
Relive Kieran Farrell's 2011 clash with Birmingham veteran Sid
Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 10:02
Tony Thompson believes David Price's three week training camp
with Lennox Lewis will make their rematch even tougher.
The Washington DC southpaw caused one of boxing's biggest upsets
of 2012 in February stopping the 6ft 8in scouser inside two rounds
back in February.
Price (15-1) called for a return and gets a chance to correct
his sole career loss when he tackles Thompson (37-3) at Liverpool's
Echo Arena on Saturday July 6.
Price and his trainer Franny Smith are back home now...
Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 09:57
American-Irish light-middleweight prospect Danny O'Connor will
face Hector Munoz on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin's clash with
Matthew Macklin in Mashantucket, Connecticut on June 29.
The fight will also see the Framingham, Massachusetts-native
wear special garments manufactured by Rival that pay tribute to
those sadly killed on the Boston bombing.
"The names of the Boston Marathon bombing victims will be on my
trunks. I'll also be wearing the Boston Marathon logo and colours...
Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 09:08
British featherweight champion Lee Selby will face unbeaten but
untested Romanian Viorel Simion in Hull on July 13.
The Welshman was due to appear on Matchroom Sport's June 29 show
in Bolton, but will now provide key support to the professional
debut of Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell.
31-year-old Simion is the reigning WBC international titlist and
has 16 wins with seven stoppages. He is ranked number four by that
sanctioning body so a win should help push Selby towards a w...
Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 08:41
An historic amateur boxing club in Yorkshire is under threat due
to plans to demolish the building it is based in.
St Vincent's ABC is one of the oldest clubs in Sheffield and has
produced a number of national champions.
But it only has until September to find a new home as its
current base on Solly Street is due to be knocked down to make way
for a new development.
The club has been offered the chance to move into a former
community centre in Crookesmoor district of the city,...
Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 11:08
Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne is gearing up for his rescheduled
in-house battle with Hatton stablemate Richard Towers in the summer
after the two agreed to face each other at the second time of
The original fight between the two undefeated heavyweights was
called off last year when Towers suffered any injury, but is now
set to take place on July 25 in Melbourne, Australia and Browne
can't wait for another big test after recently defeating James
"I am very happy the f...
Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 10:54
Tony Bellew believes Adonis Stevenson's reign as WBC
light-heavyweight champion will be a short one - especially as he's
next in line for a shot.
Stevenson scored a surprise first round knockout of Chad Dawson
in Montreal, Canada on Saturday night.
Liverpool's Bellew moved into the mandatory challenger position
when he defeated Isaac Chilemba at the second time of asking last
month and say's he ready to face the new titlist anywhere at any
He's shocked boxing and it's g...
Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 10:38
Frank Warren has signed a deal to stage six shows at the Copper
Box Arena in London.
The 7,000 capacity venue was constructed for last year's Olympic
Games and will stage its first box card on September 21 when Billy
Joe Saunders defends his British middleweight title against John
Warren said: "This is a superb setting for boxing. The
Copper Box is what all the investment in the Olympics was about -
legacy and giving London a fantastic arena. I'm looking
Andrew Wake | 10.06.13 07:29
Tyson Fury believes he'll knock David Haye out if they meet in
Britain's top two heavyweights are currently in talks for a mega
clash, with September 28 at the Manchester Arena rumoured to be the
preferred date and venue.
At the weekend Fury revealed the fight is now 99 per cent agreed
and added that he intends on winning inside the distance.
"Fans don't want to see two boring fighters dancing around as if
it were Come Dancing on TV. Fight fans want to see two explosiv...